Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: rbutilcli - console interface for the blinds ?
Re: rbutilcli - console interface for the blinds ?
From: Tyler Wood <tcwood12_at_shaw.ca>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 10:48:38 -0600
Wow, how can voicebox be too hard to learn? That's just...well, heh. Its one
of the simplest to learn, check this, don't check that, etc.
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From: "Dj Paddy" <mygroups_at_djpaddy.co.uk>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: rbutilcli - console interface for the blinds ?
> It works beautifully!
> I've used it with Window Eyes,
> When it comes to commandline my only concern would be for the less techy
> of folks.
> Being a self-confessed Geek and Computer Science Student/System Engineer
> for a softwarehouse I am well versed with commandline interfaces in
> Windows and Linux.
> I normally shy away from recommendations for simplicity because it often
> leaves the more blind power-user with a feeling of being treated like a
> child or person with additional disabilities.
> I've had to help a fair number of blind people install Rockbox and even
> generate talk files for them because they found the voice box simple
> script UI or GUI complex.
> How about an option for an Accessibility optimised GUI and additional
> commandline mode for the more power user?
> I imagine this will bump the dev investment up a few notches but it would
> have the potential of giving a mainstream player that's fully accessible a
> wider market.
> If this isnt' possible or there's simply not enough hours in the day I
> fully understand.
> I just thought I'd put forth the argument for these often forgotten folks.
> In saying all this the commandline option could work if it was narrowed
> down to continuly using as many keycommands as possible and avoidence of
> strings or switchs as much as is achievable .
> Dj Paddy
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Received on 2008-01-23